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HindustanTimes Mon,21 Apr 2014

Beyond Books

Tech overload leaves kids with back complaints

A new study finds that all those video games, tablets, and smartphones could spell serious back troubles for growing youngsters, who are increasingly addicted to their gadgets. Solution — get up and get moving, kids.

Parents more attentive to better-performing kids

Higher-performing elementary school students got a disproportionate number of resources from their parents, a new study has claimed. Study author Natasha Yurk, a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at IU Bloomington’s College of Arts and Sciences.

People who play video games really do see more

A new study has revealed that hours spent at the video gaming console not only train a player’s hands to work the buttons on the controller, they probably also train the brain to make better and faster use of visual input.

Teens chat more with parents than friends online

An analysis of the habits of up to 200 teenagers, aged between 12 and 18, found that when typical after-school activities were ranked, Facebook ranked ninth, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Out of the book

Series of workshops in the city let children enact scenes from Harry Potter or The Jungle Book

Beat the heat kiddos

There’s plenty for your kids to do this holiday season. Here’s a round-up of the best vacation workshops on offer in the city.

Kids’ perception of body different from adults

Children’s understanding of owning a body differs from that of adults, indicating that our sense of physical self develops over time, according to a new study.

Kids ask mums nearly 300 questions a day

Mums are bombarded with around 300 questions from their children on a daily basis, a new study has revealed.

Genes responsible why some kids are picky about food!

The reason kids fear trying out new food has less to do with what’s on their plate and more to do with their genes, a study has revealed.

Modern life causing kids’ childhood to end at age 12

More than two-thirds of parents feel that their kids childhood ends before they become teenagers, a new survey has revealed.

Depressed kids at greater risk of developing heart disease as adults

American researchers say that teens who were depressed as children are far more likely than their peers to be obese, smoke cigarettes and lead sedentary lives, even if they no longer suffer from the condition.

Kids avoiding scary situations likelier to develop anxiety disorders

Children who avoid scary situations are likely to have anxiety disorders, a new study has found. The questionnaires ask details about children’s avoidance tendencies, for instance...

Maths skills adds £2k to pupils future earnings

Children with top maths skills at the age of 10 will go on to earn considerably more as adults than classmates who are just average in the subject, new research suggests. A pupil who scores highly in the subject can...

Exercise can protect kids from stress

Sedentary children are more prone to stress than their active peers, according to a recent study.

Baap of all fests

Here’s all the fun and action from Crossroads, the annual cultural fest of Sri Ram College of Commerce
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